UK Chancellor Philip Hammond: the position to leave the customs union and single market flows logically from our decision to leave the EU Brexit

Map. History of UK conflict

11 December 2017
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Bolivia, Egypt, France, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, UK and Uruguay have requested an emergency UNSC meeting to held before the end of this week on US Jerusalem decision. They have also asked that UNSG @antonioguterres brief.
UK PM @theresa_may says Great Britain disagrees w Trump's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the Holy City as Israel capital before a final status agreement w the Palestinians, calling it 5 day ago
UK PM @theresa_may says Great Britain disagrees w Trump's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the Holy City as Israel capital before a final status agreement w the Palestinians, calling it "unhelpful", @number10press
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UK 'disagrees' with 'unhelpful' US decision on Jerusalem
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar have spoken on the telephone regarding the Brexit border deal in Ireland
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Irish PM says can pick up Brexit talks in new year if deal not possible
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The DUP says the Irish government is playing a "dangerous game" and the longer the delay on the border deal will mean a higher likelihood of a 'no deal' brexit
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UK Chancellor Philip Hammond: the position to leave the customs union and single market flows logically from our decision to leave the EU Brexit
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UK Chancellor Philip Hammond: (Brexit bill) there will be arguments about the amount, this is not a figure that is plucked out of the air, where it is clear we have an obligation we will meet it
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UK Chancellor Philip Hammond speaking at the Treasury Committee: (Irish border) the objective is to find a "bespoke government", I can envision a scenario where specific arrangements are agreed, this is not unprecedented (all-Ireland electricity market and animal health government)
Sadiq Khan: Today I crossed the border from India into Pakistan on foot - becoming the first British politician to make this journey in recent history.5 day ago
Sadiq Khan: Today I crossed the border from India into Pakistan on foot - becoming the first British politician to make this journey in recent history.
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesperson says her phone call with DUP leader Arlene Foster was "constructive"
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UK PM: We want to bring those powers back to the UK. Some will go to Wales. If Roberts wants powers to stay in Brussels, we disagree
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Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar says he intends to speak to Theresa May about Brexit in the coming days and accepts she wants to reach an agreement
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UK PM Theresa May: There are already areas where there are specific arrangements between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, such as in energy, we want to ensure there is no hard border, while protecting the constitutional integrity of the UK and the internal market
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UK PM May: I am due to speak to Trump on this. Our position has not changed. The status of Jerusalem should be negotiated by both sides. It should form a shared capital. We support a two-state solution
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UK PM May: We're leaving Customs Union and Single Market. We will get a trade deal that secures jobs for the country
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UK PM Theresa May: "There were no 58 sectoral impact assessments"… there was sectoral analysis, 800 pages of which was published… we will not give a running commentary on the talks
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UK PM Theresa May on Irish border: We will ensure there is no hard border while ensuring constitutional integrity of the UK, we aim to deliver this as part of our overall trade deal, we can only begin discussing that in the second phase of talks
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UK PM Theresa May: Negotiations on Brexit are in progress, very good progress has been made… We expect to get a deal that is right for the entire UK
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PM Theresa May on Brexit: It is in the next phase of talks we will agree how we will ensure cross-border trade while maintaining the UK's constitutional integrity
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UK PM May: We will ensure there is no hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. We will do that while respecting constitution of UK. We'll respect the Internayional Market of the UK. That's the whole point of second phase of negotiations. We aim to deliver this as part of overall trade deal
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UK MP May on Brexit: The text that is currently being discussed is a report on the progress if the negotiations upon which the Commission will decide whether "sufficient progress" has been made
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UK PM May: There are still things we are negotiating on, but Junker is confident we can agree that sufficient progress has been made
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UK PM May: Good progress has been made. What Fox is focusing on is trade agreements in the future. We will be at a good starting point, so we should be able to get a good agreement. We need to move onto trade negotiations
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UK PM May: What we are doing in Brexit negotiations is ensure that we can build houses and build the future we want to see. The text currently being discussed is a report on progress of negotiations, to help us move onto future talks. The future talks will determine trade and regulations
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Billy Irving who is one of six former British soldiers released from prison in India following a successful appeal against weapons charges has arrived back in the UK
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Britain has not formally assessed impact of Brexit on economy - Brexit minister
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Britain's May working towards EU summit, progress made in talks: spokesman
On sidelines of NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, Secretary Tillerson held bilateral meetings with Turkish FM @MevlutCavusoglu and UK Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson to discuss cooperation on issues of mutual concern5 day ago
On sidelines of NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, Secretary Tillerson held bilateral meetings with Turkish FM @MevlutCavusoglu and UK Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson to discuss cooperation on issues of mutual concern
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21-year-old Mohammed Aqib Imran has also been remanded in custody accused of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May
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20-year-old Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman has been remanded in custody accused of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May in a bomb and knife attack on Downing Street
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DUP leader Arlene Foster had a short conversation with Prime Minister Theresa May by phone and "there is still work to be done" – source
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DUP leader Arlene Foster is currently speaking to Prime Minister Theresa May on the phone – source
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Brexit Secretary Davis: we have a major contingency planning operation underway in case of a no deal Brexit scenario
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Brexit Secretary David Davis says impact assessment and sectoral analysis are different
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Brexit Secretary Davis: we'll do the best we can to quantify the effect of different negotiating outcomesin particular we'll try and analyse the effect of various outcomes in financial services, various outcomes in terms of overarching manufacturing, agriculture and so on
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Brexit Secretary David Davis says the government hasn't produced a single economic impact assessment on Brexit as he's "not a fan" of them
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Brexit Secretary David Davis: there is no systematic impact assesments of implication of leaving the EU for different sectors of the British economys
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Reuters: EU-Mercosur close to reaching trade deal
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UK Home Secretary: There is EU support for a "third-party treaty" on security
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Brexit Secretary David Davis: Regulatory alignment with EU would apply to the whole of UK
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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he views with "concern" reports that the US will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
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Palestinian representative to Britain says Palestinians will take to the streets and complain if Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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"I must say that Chief Minister @CMShehbaz's English is far superior to my Urdu" - Mayor of London @SadiqKhan comments. He further added,"We are so proud to be in Lahore, first of the 3 cities we will be visiting in Pakistan" @SadiqKhan
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"That [proposal] should be put where it belongs and that is in the waste basket, the sooner the better. That's where I put my copy." @CeciliaWikstrom on the @EU2017EE compromise proposal of Dublin reform
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[email protected] hosts lunch in the honor of British delegation led by Mayor of London @SadiqKhan
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"Under the CPEC, Pakistan has received investment worth $60 billion. London can get benefit from CPEC by partnering with Lahore." says @CMShehbaz
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"Culture is the DNA of a city and I think Lahore is the cultural capital" says @SadiqKhan
Mayor of London Mr. @SadiqKhan calls on Chief Minister Punjab @CMShehbaz in Lahore. British High Commissioner to Pakistan @TomDrewUK is also present5 day ago
Mayor of London Mr. @SadiqKhan calls on Chief Minister Punjab @CMShehbaz in Lahore. British High Commissioner to Pakistan @TomDrewUK is also present
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MI5 have foiled a terror plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May has been foiled, Police believe the plan was to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at Downing Street and in the ensuing chaos attack and kill Theresa May, the Prime Minister
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Bomber behind Manchester terror attack was "subject of interest" for security services and opportunities to stop him were missed says review
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The Manchester bombing 'could have been avoided', Home Secretary Amber Rudd states in review findings
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DUP leader Arlene Foster tells Sky News she was not shown the text of the Brexit deal in advance of the PM's talks
EU Commissioner for the Security Union @JKingEU talked about post-Brexit security co-operation between the UK and the EU6 day ago
EU Commissioner for the Security Union @JKingEU talked about post-Brexit security co-operation between the UK and the EU
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UK London - Woolwich raid: Armed police storm flat and arrest man in counter-terror swoop in south-east London